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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine must press the reset button
    Mar31

    Ukraine must press the reset button

    KIEV — Ukraine’s complex, at times Byzantine, politics continues to confound and confuse. Since independence, the main drivers of positive change in the country have been mass civic movements, Western economic pressure and incentives, and the necessity to act to avert economic disaster. Nothing that will happen under a new government is...

    Ukrainian AFP photographer denied Russia entry (AFP)
    Mar31

    Ukrainian AFP photographer denied Russia entry (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – An AFP photographer based in Ukraine on Thursday was stopped from travelling to Russia as he was set to board a Moscow flight from the airport of Minsk, Belarus. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian AFP photographer denied Russia entry
    Mar31

    Ukrainian AFP photographer denied Russia entry

    An AFP photographer based in Ukraine Thursday was stopped from travelling to Russia as he was set to board a Moscow flight from the airport of Minsk, Belarus …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lawsuit: Trump Aide Funneled Mob-Linked Ukrainian Oligarch’s Fortune into U.S. Real Estate
    Mar31

    Lawsuit: Trump Aide Funneled Mob-Linked Ukrainian Oligarch’s Fortune into U.S. Real Estate

    mA senior aide to Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump helped a scandal-plagued Ukrainian oligarch with ties to political and criminal figures in Russia park millions of dollars in offshore real estate investments, according to documents released as part of a federal racketeering suit. The lawsuit, brought by former Ukrainian Prime...

    The Israelis Helping Ukrainian Jews Flee The Country
    Mar31

    The Israelis Helping Ukrainian Jews Flee The Country

    In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe several of which targeted Jewish institutions some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel from France with another 15,000 coming from eastern Europe.But some...

    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU
    Mar31

    Eurostat: US regaining trade market share in EU

    The United States’ share of total trade in goods with the European Union has risen markedly since 2013, while Russia’s share has fallen sharply over the same period, the EU’s statistics agency said today. The United States captured 18 percent of goods trade with the EU in 2015, compared to about 14 percent in 2011, the Eurostat...

    Russia Claims to Have Detained Ukrainian Spy Trained by CIA
    Mar31

    Russia Claims to Have Detained Ukrainian Spy Trained by CIA

    Russia’s Federal Security Services (FSB) claims to have arrested a Ukrainian intelligence agent who was trained by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In a statement released on Thursday, the FSB identified the man as Ukrainian Lieutenant Colonel Yuriy Ivanchenko, a counterintelligence officer for Ukraine’s Security Services...

    About 200 scientists to gather for Chernobyl conference in Minsk on 21-22 April
    Mar31

    About 200 scientists to gather for Chernobyl conference in Minsk on 21-22 April

    The international scientific conference Chernobyl: 30 Years Later will take place in the Radiobiology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on 21-22 April. It will gather about 200 scientists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, and Japan. …read more Source:...

    Nordic security changed ‘dramatically’ by Ukraine conflict
    Mar31

    Nordic security changed ‘dramatically’ by Ukraine conflict

    Nordic countries agree to tighten security co-operation, establish secure communication lines and exchange radar images. …read more Source:...

    Poland Plans to Remove 500 Soviet Monuments
    Mar31

    Poland Plans to Remove 500 Soviet Monuments

    Poland’s state Institute for National Remembrance (INR) has urged regional authorities to take down 500 Soviet monuments, the institute’s director told Polish news site Onet. Poland has a troubled history with the Soviet Union and its relationship with Moscow is linked to the debate over the 50 years of Soviet influence on the...